Semen Domnitser, ringleader of the $57.3 million fraud against the Claims Conference, was sentenced this week to eight years in prison, ordered to forfeit $59,230 and to pay restitution totaling $57.3 million.
Rabbi Sergio Bergman won a seat in the Argentina National Congress and will be the first rabbi to serve as a national lawmaker in the country. ABuenos Aires City lawmaker from the center-right PRO party, he garnered 34.5 percent of the vote to narrowly edge Elisa Carrio of the center-left UNEN party.
Paul Reichmann, a member of the European-born family of Reichmann brothers who settled in Canada after World War II and became successful real estate developers and philanthropists, died in Toronto on Oct. 25 at 83. His family did not disclose the cause of death.